Difference between revisions of "Solving the equation for thickness evolution"

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<math>\frac{\partial H}{\partial t}=-\nabla \cdot \left( UH \right)+\dot{b}</math>.
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<math>\frac{\partial H}{\partial t}=-\nabla \cdot \left( UH \right)+\dot{b}</math>

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Conservation of mass for an ice sheet

For an ice sheet (or any depth-integrated mass flow for that matter), conservation of mass can be expressed by


\frac{\partial H}{\partial t}=-\nabla \cdot \left( UH \right)+\dot{b}